Hansen et al.

Tamino weighs in on the Hyper-Anthropocene paper by Hansen, Sato, et al, references in my postings here as https://hypergeometric.wordpress.com/2015/07/23/welcome-to-the-hyper-anthropocene/ and https://hypergeometric.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/professor-james-hansen-responds-and-explains/

Update, 18th October 2015

To quote Eli Rabett of Rabett Run,

EliRabett said…
Evidently today the editor has decided not to approve

——This discussion paper has been under review for the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP). A final paper in ACP is not foreseen.———

There is something strange here.

17/10/15 1:27 PM

Open Mind

A new paper by Hansen et al., Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2 °C global warming is highly dangerous is currently under review at the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion.

The paper explores the possibility of, and consequences of, much more rapid melting of earth’s great ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. It surveys evidence from the previous interglacial (the Eemian, about a hundred thousand years ago) of rapid fluctuations in sea level, its potential impact on the ocean’s overturning circulation, and of extreme storms as a consequence. It also reports the results of model simulations which include more, and rapidly increasing, injection of fresh water in regions of the ocean (around Antarctica and the north Atlantic) near the great ice sheets.

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